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2019 Must-See Vacation Properties In Palm Springs

Vacationer Staff
Written by Vacationer Staff

Check out these top performing favorites from ACME House Co.’s fabulous portfolio of vacation homes. 

These are tried and true “guest favorites” that consistently earn rave reviews and experience a high rate of returning visitors!

Acme House Company manages Luxury Vacation Home Rentals in Greater Palm Springs, featuring five-star accommodations with resort style amenities.

Click the name of each house to find out more about the property.

Mellow Yellow Butterfly

Remodeled mid-century home. Mountain views. Private yard w pool/spa, fire pit, outdoor kitchen, outdoor shower, ping pong. Off street parking for four cars. Beds: K, Q, K (can be converted to TT upon request).

This classic Alexander Butterfly home (circa 1961) has been lovingly restored – respecting its architectural pedigree while updating it for the way we live today. The original post and beam ceilings have been preserved while adding modern conveniences like high speed internet access, updated heating and cooling, and four flat screen televisions.

Average $470 per night

West Elm House 2017: The Alexander

This is not your typical Palm Springs Vacation Home Rental. This mini midcentury resort was created by West Elm, a branch of Williams-Sonoma as part of Modernism Week 2017.

Totally remodeled inside and out. Very private resort-style yard. Over-the-top concept pool with integrated waterfall spa, disco lights, tanning shelf, bubbling surface jets, and a raised sun deck with panoramic mountain views. Five fire features, three outdoor showers, outdoor bath tub, covered outdoor living pavilion with wet bar, ice chest and electric heaters. Bocce ball court. Corn Hole. This place is off the charts – absolutely incredible. Beds:K,K,K

Average $625 per night

Lemon Twist

Better than new! Totally remodeled. Very private resort-style yard w pool, spa and outdoor living pavilion with full size bar, hard-lined BBQ, fire pit lounge and putting green. Gorgeous Mountain views. Off street parking. Beds:K,K,Q,K (can be converted to TT upon request).

Welcome to the Lemon Twist – a completely renovated Palm Springs vacation home that has been updated for the way we live today! New kitchen, baths, floors, windows, doors, climate control system. Two interior fire places. Hi speed internet access, 5 Smart Televisions including a 75″ flat screen for streaming all your favorite programming.

Average $540 per night

Hidden Haven

4 Deluxe Bedroom Suites. Very private yard w pool, spa, fire feature. Mountain views. Walk to town, and Chabad. Covered off street parking. Beds: K, K, K, K (converts to 2 T)Quick stroll to the world famous Palm Canyon Drive.

Beautifully landscaped and completely walled for privacy, this gorgeous setting features mature plantings, towering Palm Trees, a huge front garden and a gorgeous country club yard with a new pool, spa, fire feature and outdoor shower. This property is so lush and quiet. You will almost forget you are just a quick stroll from the newly revitalized, hip and trendy South Palm Springs Business District with its casual and fine dining, cabarets, boutiques, grocery markets and other neighborhood conveniences.

Average $765 per night

Wexler Fishbowl at Sunmor Estates

Gorgeous in its simplicity, as architect Donald Wexler intended, our Fishbowl at Sunmor Estates is a fabulous Palm Springs vacation home rental with clean lines, an open concept floor plan and spectacular walls of glass that blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living.

As part of the remodel, the owners preserved the swank and sophisticated vibe of yesteryear while adding modern conveniences like hi speed internet wifi service and three flat screen televisions. The kitchen and baths have been updated in a style that compliments the home’s iconic architectural pedigree. Authentic 1950s furnishings, terrazzo tile floors, locally-inspired artwork, period textiles and a true appreciation of all things mid-century – come together to create this wonderful desert escape.

Average $530 per night

Casa de Pavo Real

Beautifully remodeled 3 BR / 2 Bath Vacation home in the heart of Palm Desert. Very private yard w pool, outdoor living room w fire pit, covered dining pavilion, ping pong. Mountain views. Off-street parking. Beds: K, Q, K or T,T

Welcome to Casa de Pavo Real (The Peacock House), an impressive single family home that has been designed for relaxing in the sunshine. As though ripped from the pages of House Beautiful or Better Homes & Gardens, this modern Spanish-style Villa is gorgeous both inside and out. It combines high style design and comfort to create the perfect luxury vacation home. Located on a quiet residential street in the heart of Palm Desert, this resort-style property is very private, elegantly appointed, extremely livable and carefully space-planned for spending quality time with your group. Casa de Pavo Real is like home — but way better.

Average $475 per night

Bon Vivant Palms

Absolutely stunning Palm Springs vacation home where it’s all about easy living in the sunshine. Better than new. Completely remodeled. Prime location in the popular Movie Colony East Neighborhood. 4 en suite bedrooms. Every bedroom has its own private bath. Open concept floor plan. All large rooms. Easy stroll to the world famous Palm Canyon Drive. Very close to Ruth Hardy Park. Private resort-style yard w heated pool, integrated waterfall spa, outdoor living pavilion, fire feature. Mountain views. Beds: K, K, Q, K (or T,T)

This midcentury Executive Vacation home has been completely updated for the way we live today. Gorgeous new kitchen, deluxe baths, upgraded climate control, high-speed internet, five flat screen televisions, open concept floor plan, comfortable Mid Mod-inspired furnishings, and fabulous sleeping quarters. One step inside and you’ll know you made the right choice.

Average $900 per night

Jagger House 

Welcome to the Jagger House – a Rockers’ Paradise that was made for relaxing in the sunshine. Stunning midcentury architecture, gorgeous designer furniture, colorful and fun pop art, and a very private resort-style yard with a huge free-form pool, al fresco dining, and a firepit lounge that is perfect for long evenings under the stars. The sunrise views are awe inspiring and the overall vibe is very Palm Springs. High-style designer chic meets mid mod swank to create The Jagger House – a comfortable, livable space where it’s all about the laid back California lifestyle.

An Instagram darling with photo ops everywhere, the Jagger House has been featured on the Modernism Week home tour, and is often the first choice for visiting travel bloggers, social influencers, musicians, and Hollywood types. Read the reviews – this is a stand out piece of eye candy with music is in its bones. It’s a favorite place to stay for bands playing Pappy and Harriets. This home is rich in history; including Judy Garland’s dress designer, that lived here in the 50’s – Judy used to come to the house! Estelle Harris, known as playing George Coatanza’s mother on Seinfield and a voice on Toy Story movies has spent a lot of time at the house. The current owner works in the music industry and songwriters from LA and Nashville have written 100’s of songs here, including huge hits and Grammy nominated songs.

$462.50 per night

Kirk Douglas House 

Originally built in 1955 for Oscar-winning superstar Kirk Douglas, this iconic home was remodeled a few years ago. Enjoy breath-taking mountain views from this completely walled, very private, resort-style pool yard. You’ll find alfresco dining for six to eight, a gorgeous outdoor living room with a fire feature, an outdoor billiards table and a large kidney shaped pool with a tanning deck. The barbecue, two-person outdoor shower, rolling lawn, mature plantings and towering palm trees all add to the magic of this property. The best just got better! We have just added a brand new spa adjacent to the pool! You are going to love it!

This winning home is the trifecta of Palm Springs Vacation Rentals. Stunning retro interior design, iconic midcentury architecture, and strong ties to the glamour of old Hollywood. Throw in a great location, spectacular mountain views and a very private resort-style pool yard. The result is one of Palm Springs most-requested vacation home rentals.

Average $915 per night

Mid-Century Deluxe

Welcome to luxury – Palm Springs-style! This mid-century home, circa 1955, has been completely remodeled, updated and re-imagined as the quintessential vacation paradise. Spacious open floor plan, walls of glass, deluxe baths, a huge chef’s kitchen, five flat screen TVs, fabulous sleeping quarters, high-speed internet, and a gorgeous country club back yard with spectacular mountain views.

This very private walled compound is centrally located on a quiet residential street in Movie Colony East, just a short stroll from Ruth Hardy Park and the Uptown Design District. The Casino, Convention Center, Palm Canyon Drive, restaurants, night spots, shopping boutiques and galleries are all nearby. Everything is new. The home has been professionally decorated with upscale furnishings and art from famed local artists including Shag, Nat Reed and Shawn Savage – capturing that relaxed Southern California vibe. This truly is the ultimate hip and stylish vacation pad!

Average $707.50 per night

Simply Alexander 

Welcome to Simply Alexander. Really great remodel of a classic midcentury pool home. Quiet residential street in the very popular Sunrise Park neighborhood. The homeowners worked with the respected Green Guys Construction Group to honor the property’s iconic architecture (circa 1958) while modernizing it for the way we live today. Now it’s a fabulous vacation getaway in true Palm Springs style. Clean lines, open concept floor plan. Spectacular walls of glass that blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living.

Gorgeous in its simplicity, as Mr. Alexander and his architects Palmer and Krisel intended, this completely remodeled home captures the easy, laid back Southern California vibe. The living areas are all open to each other, providing enough space for your entire group to gather, relax and enjoy. There are four flat screen televisions with premium channels, high speed internet, a new kitchen with stainless steel appliances and gleaming quartz counter tops, and two new baths. The sleeping quarters are comfortable and the sun drenched back yard is completely walled for privacy.

Average $402.50 per night

Beverly Modern 

Absolutely stunning remodel of a classic midcentury Alexander home (circa 1958). This property has been lovingly restored – respecting its architectural pedigree while updating it for the way we live today. The renovation preserved the original open concept floor plan, clerestory windows, and iconic post and beam ceilings – while giving it a completely “next century” makeover with all new kitchen and baths, movable walls of glass, high speed internet access, updated heating and cooling system, and four flat screen Smart Televisions.

Similarly, the outdoor spaces retain their original mid mod vibe – but they have been completely reimagined and space planned to create a fabulous and very “now” Palm Springs Vacation Home Rental. Beverly Modern is beautifully nostalgic while very “next gen” at the same time.

Average $540 per night

 

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